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Continuing Education

Upcoming Webinars

Hawaiʻi-Grounded Approaches to Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation

Dr. Punihei Lipe
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Participants of this webinar will:

  • Have an understanding of the TRHT Campus Center initiative.
  • Have an understanding of the TRHT framework.
  • Have an understanding of UHM’s approach to this work

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Hawai’i Chapter (Approval HI62792021-731) for up to 2 Social Work continuing education contact hour(s).

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Applying a Macro Lens to Understand the Barriers to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Corey Davis, J.D., M.S.P.H., Deputy Director, The Network for Public Health Law
Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Participants of this webinar will:

  • Summarize legal and policy barriers that impact access to opioid use disorder treatment nationally and locally.
  • Describe the implications of barriers to treatment of opioids.
  • Outline strategies to reduce legal and policy barriers.

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Hawai’i Chapter (Approval HI62792021-729) for up to 1 Social Work continuing education contact hour(s).

*This webinar is funded by the CDC Overdose Data to Action Project through the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration.

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Opioid Treatment in Primary Care: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

Alysa Lavoie, MSW, Behavioral Health Programs Manager at West Hawaii Community Health Center (WHCHC)
Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Participants of this webinar will:

  • Understand the biology of OUD.
  • Review diagnostic criteria of OUD.
  • Identify the various treatment modalities for OUD.
  • Understand the medications for OUD (MOUD).
  • Learn about some of the challenges and successes of implementing OUD treatment in primary care.

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Hawai’i Chapter (Approval HI62792021-728) for up to 1 Social Work continuing education contact hour(s).

*This webinar is funded by the CDC Overdose Data to Action Project through the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration.

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Recovery & Resiliency Oriented Systems of Care

Patty McCarthy, Executive Director of Faces & Voices of Recovery
Thursday, May 20, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Participants of this webinar will:

  • Understand RROSC as a framework for organizing services and systems that enhance pre-recovery, engagement and recovery initiation.
  • Learn the essential elements of an effective RROSC.
  • Learn how to operationalize the RROSC framework.

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Hawai’i Chapter (Approval HI62792021-725) for up to 1 Social Work continuing education contact hour(s).

*This webinar is funded by the CDC Overdose Data to Action Project through the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration.

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Recovery Ready Communities

Patty McCarthy, Executive Director of Faces & Voices of Recovery
Thursday, June 17, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Participants of this webinar will:

  • Understand the recovery-ready ecosystems model
  • Learn strategies to remove barriers to long-term recovery in communities
  • Gain knowledge of types of peer-delivered recovery support services

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Hawai’i Chapter (Approval HI62792021-726) for up to 1 Social Work continuing education contact hour(s).

*This webinar is funded by the CDC Overdose Data to Action Project through the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration.

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If you are knowledgeable in any of the topics listed below, please consider presenting for us!

Topics of interest: Substance abuse, mental health, geriatrics, depression/anxiety, PTSD, trauma/grief and loss, homelessness/poverty/lack of financial support, domestic violence, ADHD, autism, schizophrenia, bi-polar/personality disorders, dementia, and children.

Please send an email to sswcepd@hawaii.edu with the subject line as: “Interested in presenting for CE Event” and let us know your topic. We look forward to hearing from you. Mahalo!

 

 

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